Immigration and Nationality Law
Hughes Socol Piers Resnick & Dym, Ltd.’s immigration and nationality law practice group offers clients a unique depth and scope of expertise and experience equaled by few other law firms in the country. The group is led by two of the country’s most respected and experienced immigration and nationality lawyers, Kalman D. Resnick and Terry Yale Feiertag, and supported by a team of talented lawyers and skilled paralegals.
We represent global and local businesses, universities, educational and medical centers, and law firms as well as individual foreign nationals and their families in the full scope of U.S. immigration and nationality law matters, including the following:
Non-immigrant and immigrant employment and business visas
Family-based immigration petitions and applications
Adjustment of status and immigrant visa processing
Workplace enforcement and employer sanctions issues
Non-immigrant and immigrant investor visas
Asylum and refugee matters
Naturalization and citizenship applications
Deportation removal and defense
Administrative appeals and federal court actions
HSPRD attorneys represent clients before the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Executive Office for Immigration Review, the U.S. Department of State, the U.S. Department of Labor and U.S. consular posts around the world. In addition, we are skilled litigators in federal court and in administrative appellate litigation. Our immigration practice group brings intellectual rigor and zealous advocacy to our roles as counselors and advocates in all areas of immigration and nationality law.
William B. Schiller, Employment-Based Immigration: The First Three Preferences, Navigating the Fundamentals of Immigration Law: Guidance and Tips for Successful Practice (AILA Publications) (2007 to date)
William B. Schiller, Working Effectively with Corporate and Individual Clients in Immigration Law, published in Immigration Law Client Strategies, Inside the Minds (Aspatore Books) (2008)
Terry Yale Feiertag, Fundamentals of Employing Highly Skilled Foreign Nationals, in Employing Highly Skilled Foreign Nationals: Leading Lawyers on Counseling Clients, Obtaining H-1B Visas, and Developing a Successful Immigration Strategy 155-74 (2009).
Robert Krug, Temporary Non-Agricultural Workers, in Business Immigration Law: Forms & Filings (L. J. Press 2010).
Ian D. Wagreich, Physician Immigration Advocacy – Tips and Strategies at the Physician Immigration Institute, Washington, DC (Dec. 5, 2016).
Kalman Resnick, “Lady Luck is on Your Side! Present Impact of Family Immigration History” at the 2016 American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference (June 22, 2016).
Kendra H.M. Scheuerlein, “Crimmigration: When Criminal and Immigration Law Paths Cross,” hosted by the Society for Asylum and Immigration Law and the Journal for Social Justice, at DePaul University College of Law (April 7, 2016).
Ian D. Wagreich, University of Chicago Polsky Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Immigration and Entrepreneurship: A conversation with USCIS, Chicago, IL (May 8, 2013).
Terry Yale Feiertag, Oops, I Did It Again: Tips and Tricks for Avoiding Malpractice Traps, presentation at American Immigration Lawyers Association’s 2012 conference, Nashville, Tennessee (June 15, 2012).
Ian D. Wagreich, Basic Concepts of I-140 Preparation at the AILA Annual Conference, Nashville, TN (June 15, 2012).
Robert Krug, Perspectives on Immigration, Panelist discussion regarding employment-based immigration at DePaul University (Oct. 23, 2009).
Robert Krug, Adjustment of Status and Consular Processing, Address and panelist discussion at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Fundamentals Conference (Apr. 7, 2009).
Robert Krug, A Smorgasbord of Business Immigration Basics: A Primer for Family/Removal Practitioners, Address and panelist discussion at the American Immigration Lawyers Association Annual Conference (Oct. 21, 2008).
Ian D. Wagreich, Nonimmigrant and Immigrant Options for International Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison (February 12, 2007).
September 5, 2017
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, is under attack by the Trump administration. DACA was […]
May 10, 2017
On May 5, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick and Ian Wagreich spoke at the American Immigration Lawyers Association’s (AILA) Spring Ethics Conference in Chicago.
April 28, 2017
On April 20, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick participated in a panel entitled “Diálogo binacional por la dignidad de los migrantes” at UNAM Chicago.
April 17, 2017
On April 4, 2017, the Chicago Tribune published an interview with HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick on the reluctance of immigrants to attend ICE check-ins.
March 27, 2017
On March 26, 2017, HSPRD’s Ian Wagreich spoke on a panel at the End of the Line Humanists event called, “Wide Awake: Progress Rights Watch for 2017 and Beyond.”
March 20, 2017
On March 14, 2017, William Schiller lectured at Northwestern University’s Pritzker School of Law on the topic of Immigration and Expatriation Issues for High Net Worth Individuals.
March 7, 2017
On March 6, 2017, HSPRD’s Ian Wagreich spoke at CAIR-Chicago’s Muslim Ban Press Conference and New Product Launch event.
March 7, 2017
In a recent article written by Teen Vogue, HSPRD’s Marta Delgado shared her thoughts on the use of the term “illegals.”
March 2, 2017
On February 23, 2017, HSPRD’s Ian Wagreich spoke to the International Students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
February 27, 2017
On February 25, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick spoke at the Immigration Bond Hearing Training.
February 23, 2017
On February 20, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick spoke at this year’s NELA Seventh Circuit Conference. Mr. Resnick emphasized the significance of the recent attack on Muslim and undocumented immigrants for Employment Lawyers and educated the attendees on how they should respond to the current legal situation.
February 22, 2017
On February 18, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick, Kendra Scheuerlein and Joshua Karsh were among the 1,200 supporters who attended CAIR-Chicago’s 13th Annual Banquet.
February 21, 2017
With the help of HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick, Sahar Algonaimi, a 58 year old teacher from Saudi Arabia and a citizen of Syria, entered the U.S. in Chicago on February 17, 2017 after flying in from Abu Dhabi.
February 18, 2017
On February 16, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick, William Schiller and Caryn Lederer addressed Northwestern University community members at a panel discussion on the recent executive order banning travel and other actions taken by the Trump Administration affecting immigration policy.
February 8, 2017
On February 5, 2017, HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick spoke in front of over 2,000 attendees at the Islamic Foundation Mosque in Villa Park about the issues that are impacting the Muslim community today.
February 7, 2017
After a long week of uncertainty, HSPRD’s client Sarvin Haghighi was finally able to return home this weekend.
February 7, 2017
With the guidance of HSPRD’s Kalman Resnick and the federal judge’s order to temporarily suspend Trump’s travel ban, Abdusebur Jemal, his wife Haifa, and three-year-old daughter Rudaynah were happily reunited on Sunday morning at O’Hare Airport.
February 2, 2017
HSPRD Partner Ian Wagreich discusses the effects of the Administration’s Travel Ban on CBS Morning News.
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